5 charged in shootings of Oakland police officers

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Updated: 1/30/2013 5:56 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say five men are facing multiple criminal charges in the shootings of two Oakland polfice officers within a week.

Alameda County prosecutors say that Nathaniel Joseph Cook has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and assault in the shooting of officer D'Vour Thurston on Friday. Cook is accused of shooting Thurston in the leg as he and another officer were chasing the suspect in the city's Fruitvale district.

Meanwhile, four others have been charged in the shooting of undercover officer Eric Karsseboom on Jan. 21 in East Oakland. Deante Kincaid and Damien Edward McDaniel were each charged with second-degree robbery, assault on a police officer with a semi-automatic firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Also, suspects Purvis Lamar Ellis, and Joseph Pennymon have been charged with violating parole and being felons in possession of firearms.

The suspects are in custody.

 

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